The XXIV Feira do Folar returns to São Marcos da Serra from the 15th to the 17th of April.
Dedicated to celebrating Folar in its most different forms and flavors, this event brings together several traditional producers, who not only make folar, but a huge variety of typical products, ranging from sweets, liqueurs and medronho, as well as a series of other productions. Organized by the Municipality of Silves, the event has the usual support of the local Parish Council, the Caixa de Crédito Agrícola Mútuo de São Bartolomeu de Messines and São Marcos da Serra and the Algarve Tourism Region.
São Marcos da Serra is a parish in the municipality of Silves, known for its mountain characteristics and for the manufacture of bread and “Folar”, the most traditional Easter “cake” that complements any table with its scent of cinnamon and fennel. , decorated with whole eggs and made from a dough leavened with baker’s yeast. The objective is to promote the interior of the county and popular culture, namely in the parish of S. Marcos da Serra, conveying the know-how of the local people, their traditions, gastronomy and handicrafts, involving agents and representatives of the local community.
The program includes concerts, religious celebrations, choirs, folkloric bands, dances, traditional games, the exhibition “Vamos ser Geoparque Algarvensis” (patent at the Lifelong Education Pole of São Marcos da Serra) and lots of street entertainment.
The Municipality of Silves invites everyone to enjoy the delicacies, music and joy that the Feira do Folar de São Marcos da Serra has to offer.